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RICHMOND (KPIX) — A sea of red, white and blue filled a waterfront pavilion in Richmond Saturday as hundreds of ‘Rosies’ tried to break a world record.

More details have been released regarding the highly-anticipated effort in Richmond this Saturday to recapture the Guinness World Record by gathering at least 5,000 Rosie the Riveter lookalikes at Craneway Pavilion.

At age 94, Betty Reid Soskin is a powerful voice for helping people process history while protecting historic spaces for future generations.

On Aug. 13, Richmond hopes to reclaim the Guinness World Record for largest ever gathering of Rosie the Riveter lookalikes, after a group in Michigan stole the title last year in what has shaped out to be a rather productive friendly rivalry.

RICHMOND -- The city is looking to give new life to its alleyways with a new initiative intended to turn blighted areas into community green space. In partnership with nonprofit groups Pogo Park, the Trust for Public Land and the Watershed Project, in addition to the Iron Triangle Neighborhood Council, the city has completed its first prototype project, the Matthieu Court Alley.

The fourth graders of Peres Elementary School were buzzing with excitement as they filed outside the historic Craneway Pavilion last Wednesday during the Every Kid in a Park launch event. They were about to receive their park passes, handed to them personally by National Park Service Deputy Director Denise Ryan, Assemblywoman Nancy Skinner, Richmond Mayor Tom Butt, as well as NFL players Joshua Johnson, Marcus Peters and Alvin Bowen.

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